Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

Caspar Conde


Featured Publication

  • Smothered by the Security Blanket. Risk, Responsibility and the role of Government 19 September 2005 | OP95
    To what extent can the government manage risk in our society without smothering self-responsibility and impinging on personal liberties? Conde outlines strategies for reducing risks citing examples of heavy handed state intervention and paternalism...
    To what extent can the government manage risk in our society without smothering self-responsibility and impinging on personal liberties? Conde outlines strategies for reducing risks citing examples of heavy handed state intervention and paternalism
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Media & Commentary

  • Bound by too many rules 07 February 2006 | The Courier Mail
    The late Kerry Packer once suggested to legislators that each time a new law was passed some other law should be taken away to compensate. The plan may not have been completely serious, but the underlying gripe certainly is. All…
    The late Kerry Packer once suggested to legislators that each time a new law was passed some other law should be taken away to compensate. The plan may not have been completely serious, but the underlying gripe certainly is. All…
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  • The blame game has gone too far when governments become guardians 02 February 2005 | The Sydney Morning Herald
    Australians enjoy a quality of life unknown to earlier generations. Generally, we live longer than ever before; we are better housed, better fed and better educated; and few of us have faced the dangers of war or the traumas of…
    Australians enjoy a quality of life unknown to earlier generations. Generally, we live longer than ever before; we are better housed, better fed and better educated; and few of us have faced the dangers of war or the traumas of…
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Publications

  • The Long Eye of the Law Closed Circuit Television, Crime Prevention and Civil Liberties 14 April 2004 | IA48
    Australian police are being asked to do more with less. More criminals, new laws, new terror threats and increasingly sophisticated crimes are to be pursued with a lean budget and not enough officers. Police resources therefore need to be targeted effectively, and closed circuit television (CCTV) surveillance cameras can help.…...
    Australian police are being asked to do more with less. More criminals, new laws, new terror threats and increasingly sophisticated crimes are to be pursued with a lean budget and not enough officers. Police resources therefore need to be targeted effectively, and closed circuit television (CCTV) surveillance cameras can help.…
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